29 days in Hobart and South Tasmania Itinerary

29 days in Hobart and South Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Hobart and South Tasmania planner
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Hobart
— 11 nights
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Oatlands
— 4 nights
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Port Arthur
— 7 nights
Drive
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Lunawanna, Bruny Island
— 6 nights
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Hobart — 11 nights

Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site and Mawson's Hut Replica Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Battery Point Sculpture Trail and Richmond Gaol. Venture out of the city with trips to Pressing Matters (in Richmond) and Shene Distillery (in Pontville). On the 28th (Sun), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Spend the 8th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and sample the tasty concoctions at Cascade Brewery.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Hobart online route planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Hobart. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Oatlands.
Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums
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Find places to stay Apr 27 — May 8:

Oatlands — 4 nights

Oatlands is an important historical village on the shores of Lake Dulverton in the centre of Tasmania, Australia. Do some cultural sightseeing at Callington Mill Historic Site and Podium Art. Explore Oatlands' surroundings by going to Derwent Bridge (The Wall in the Wilderness & Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park), Kempton (Old Kempton Distillery & Belgrove Distillery) and Bothwell (Ratho Golf Course, Australasian Golf Museum, &more). And it doesn't end there: get great views at Tarraleah Power Station Lookout, explore the activities along Lake Dulverton, and don't miss a visit to Donaghys Lookout.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Oatlands journey tool.

Getting from Hobart to Oatlands by car takes about 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Port Arthur.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries
Side Trips
Find places to stay May 8 — 12:

Port Arthur — 7 nights

Surrounded by shark-infested waters and connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus of land, Port Arthur ranks among Australia's top historical sites and heritage areas.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Port Arthur Historic Site and The Church. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Australian Convict Sites and Paupers Depot. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Port Arthur: Eaglehawk Neck (Tasman Arch, Waterfall Bay, &more). There's much more to do: hike along Three Capes Track, get engrossed in the history at Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St David’s Anglican Church, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Cape Raoul.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Port Arthur trip website.

Traveling by car from Oatlands to Port Arthur takes 2 hours. In May in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Lunawanna.
Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature
Side Trips
Find places to stay May 12 — 19:

Lunawanna, Bruny Island — 6 nights

Get a sense of the local culture at Cape Bruny Lighthouse and Bruny Island Premium Wines. Get out of town with these interesting Lunawanna side-trips: Art at The Point Gallery (in Dennes Point), Bruny Island Honey (in Great Bay) and Bruny Island (Bruny Island Quarantine Station & Cape Queen Elizabeth). Spend the 21st (Tue) exploring nature at South Bruny National Park.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Lunawanna route maker website.

Drive from Port Arthur to Lunawanna in 3.5 hours. May in Lunawanna sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Side Trip
Find places to stay May 19 — 25: